Badminton champ Ratchanok denied three-peat at Thailand Open

Former world champion and hometown favorite Ratchanok Intanon was denied a third Thailand Open badminton tournament title Sunday by Chinese top seed Chen Yufei, who defeated her 22-20, 21-18. Taiwan shuttler Chou Tien-chen clinched the men’s singles title at the Thailand Open in a thrilling final against Hong Kong opponent Angus Ng Ka Long. Both ...

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With swords and stunts, Thai youth embrace ancient martial art

With swords and stunts, Thai youth embrace ancient martial art

Armed with a wooden knife and shield, a teenage girl fends off four sword-wielding boys with high-flying kicks in an action-packed homage to Thailand’s neglected...

Royal toddlers steal show at King Power Charity Polo Day (Photos)

Royal toddlers steal show at King Power Charity Polo Day (Photos)

Tongue out, his mother’s shades on, and summoning all the sass a 1-year-old can, Prince Louis of Cambridge stole the show at the King Power Royal Charity Polo Day yesterday at...

Thailand’s Ariya outgunned by Feng at Thornberry Creek Classic

Thailand’s Ariya outgunned by Feng at Thornberry Creek Classic

Feng Shanshan scorched her way through the final round of the LPGA Tour’s Thornberry Creek Classic on Sunday with a nine-under-par 63 to win a shootout by one stroke over...

Japan’s Nishino to coach Thailand’s 2022 World Cup campaign

Japan’s Nishino to coach Thailand’s 2022 World Cup campaign

Akira Nishino, who led Japan to the last 16 of the 2018 World Cup, has been appointed head coach of Thailand’s national and under-23 teams. “Akira Nishino has agreed...

Wakeboarding champ hot dogs through Bangkok canals (Video)

Wakeboarding champ hot dogs through Bangkok canals (Video)

Launching from the water to slide over long-tail boats, grind across pier railings and soar over wooden footbridges, an Aryan wakeboarding god has turned several Thai locations...

Celebration wasn’t meant to humiliate Thai footballers: US women’s coach

Celebration wasn’t meant to humiliate Thai footballers: US women’s coach

United States coach Jill Ellis insists her team’s allegedly over-exuberant goal celebrations in their record demolition of hapless Thailand at the women’s World Cup...

Did Team USA go full Ugly American in celebrating their ownage of Thailand?

Did Team USA go full Ugly American in celebrating their ownage of Thailand?

United States star Alex Morgan defended Wednesday her team’s joyous celebrations after the holders began their defense of the women’s World Cup with a record 13-0...

USA thrashes Thailand at Women’s World Cup

USA thrashes Thailand at Women’s World Cup

The United States began their trophy defense in scintillating style with a 13-0 Women’s World Cup thrashing of Thailand in a ruthless demonstration of strength to potential...

Former PM Thaksin wants to buy Crystal Palace FC

Former PM Thaksin wants to buy Crystal Palace FC

Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra is in talks to purchase another professional English football club, and sources say that he’s ready to pay a pretty pound for it....


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